mirror site

Definitions

Computing

  • noun an exact copy of a website kept on a different file server so that the main site does not become overloaded and its data is protected against loss if there is a hardware or software failure

Electronics

  • One of multiple Web sites which have the same data and files available.

Media Studies

  • noun a copy of a website maintained on a different file server so as to spread the distribution load or to back up data
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